‘Carbon: The Unauthorised Biography’ documentary with Carin Bondar

Dr. Carin Bondar, Biology Adjunct Professor, Sessional Instructor and Science Communicator was interviewed last spring for a documentary for CBC and ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) called ‘Carbon: The Unauthorised Biography‘ hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson. The trailer for the movie was just released! The Vancouver premiere will be held February 22. Watch trailer below ⇓⇓⇓ … Read more

Update on safety processes to minimizing spread of Omicron variant causing COVID-19

As we look into resuming face to face activities on campus following the surge of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 causing virus, Dr. Lucy Lee, Dean of the Faculty of Science (PhD in Cell Biology and with expertise in Immunology), recommends you educate yourself about the current pandemic from reliable sources. These include: Information about … Read more

Dr. Lenore Newman featured in first episode of UFV Get to Know podcast with Mitch Huttema

Dr. Lenore Newman, Associate Professor in the School of Land Use and Environmental Change and Director of the Food and Agriculture Institute at UFV was interviewed in the inaugural episode of the UFV Get to Know podcast hosted by Mitch Huttema, video and communications specialist at UFV.  Dr. Newman talked about her career journey, the … Read more

Abbotsford/Chilliwack CityStudio digital HUBBUB #8

Students from Dr. Mariano Mapili’s GEOG 357: Conservation Geography class participated in the CityStudio Virtual Hubbub. The challenge was: To explore how a site to be re-imagined from the perspectives of sustainability, green strategies, and site activation/optimization, and inclusive placemaking. The team of UFV students Lisa Horton, Ramneek Poonia, Jeevan-Nicole Samra, and Jamie Claire won … Read more

UFV Science Student, Ken Ku featured in UFV Today

Ken Ku, 4th-year science student featured in a recent article in UFV Today. Ken Ku’s journey: from photography to formaldehyde Ken Ku is set to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree (biology honours, chemistry minor) but that’s not where university started for him. While Ken had a strong focus on science in high school, … Read more

Dr. Greg Schlitt retires after 29 years at UFV

With the start of a new academic year and the return to a new normal on campus the Faculty of Science, with very mixed feelings, sadly announces the retirement of Dr. Greg Schlitt from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics after 29 years of exemplary teaching, service and scholarship. Greg’s passion for innovative reform and … Read more

Math and Stats Associate Professor, Dr. Erik Talvila retires after 18 years of service

Please join the Faculty of Science in extending best wishes to Dr. Erik Talvila who has retired after 18 years from the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UFV. Erik has been an engaging educator and accomplished researcher during his tenure here at UFV. He has produced dozens of publications including over twenty in refereed … Read more

Interview with Dr. Sharon Gillies, Biology Professor – The Cascade

Dr. Sharon Gillies, Associate Professor from Biology  was recently interviewed by Chandy Dancey, staff writer from the Cascade. Dancey, who not only is the staff writer, Arts editor, and Managing Editor for the Cascade is also finishing off her BSc degree with a biology major/chemistry minor here at UFV. Gillies talks about her research, becoming … Read more

Dr. Sandra Gillespie joins the ScienceTalks Virtual Science Café NOV 2 @ 7:30 PM

We are pleased to announce that UFV Biology Assistant Professor, Dr. Sandra Gillespie has been invited to present at SCIENCETALKS Virtual Science Café. WHEN: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 TIME: 7:30 PM WHERE: Register for link “Beyond the honeybee: an introduction to native pollinators and their threats will focus on her research” Register today!  The Virtual … Read more